Documents the Able Day and Baker Day blasts of the atomic bomb tests at Bikini Island in the Pacific, Summer 1946. Commander Joint Task Force One presents, OPERATION CROSSROADS Assured that they were "making history", this film contains footage from many of the ground and aerial sources set up to record the Bikini Island blasts, beginning with the B-29 "Dave's Dream" dropping an atomic bomb on Bikini Atoll. It records the military's expertise, preparations, and precautions...
Vietnam-era film about the battle for the hearts and minds of the Vietnamese. "In the final victory, it will not be who holds the ground, but who holds the allegiance of the people that win this war." Images of Vietnamese village life.
byU.S. Naval Photographic Center, Atlantic Fleet Mobile Photographic Unit and Seneca Productions [New York, New York]
John F. Kennedy and other dignitaries review the second fleet and second marine division in action. Superb material of combat aircraft, battleships, carriers, sailors, marines. President Kennedy (JFK) speaks to audience of Navy personnel. Great color shots of JFK: walking off Air Force One (deplaning), shaking hands & saluting Naval personnel; with LBJ; riding in convertible; visiting NATO "nerve center"; "Thomas A. Edison" Polaris submarine; JFK gets guided tour of... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )